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In Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area:

  • Workers on average earn $47,830.
  • 10% of workers earn $36,580 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $59,400 or more.

In Texas:

  • Workers on average earn $49,050.
  • 10% of workers earn $35,450 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $79,050 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $56,230.
  • 10% of workers earn $36,410 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $88,640 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$36,410$45,390$56,230$72,750$88,640
Texas$35,450$39,360$49,050$64,760$79,050
Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$36,580$36,590$47,830$48,070$59,400
Abilene, TX$29,110$35,920$44,210$47,910$58,480
Amarillo, TX$23,140$35,730$45,190$50,860$59,990
Austin-Round Rock, TX$37,460$46,280$60,010$75,530$79,260
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX$31,110$36,440$47,310$57,650$71,290
Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$28,540$30,230$38,320$59,280$69,140
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX$23,480$30,840$36,950$49,510$64,650
Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$29,780$35,900$37,480$47,110$56,990
College Station-Bryan, TX$26,660$30,960$43,700$48,110$61,300
Corpus Christi, TX$35,650$36,900$47,040$60,110$72,740
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX$38,000$47,230$59,590$75,720$90,580
El Paso, TX$28,880$28,930$38,120$47,600$58,380
Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$29,670$34,710$37,460$47,440$60,040
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX$36,880$46,790$59,440$74,880$92,800
Killeen-Temple, TX$30,680$36,300$46,380$59,520$69,960
Laredo, TX$28,550$35,170$45,610$59,240$84,740
Longview, TX$28,900$36,660$46,650$56,270$73,080
Lubbock, TX$29,790$35,710$45,510$55,070$63,450
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX$28,520$30,720$36,440$46,390$59,040
Midland, TX$35,770$38,130$46,840$62,430$78,160
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$28,970$36,600$36,860$46,350$59,380
Odessa, TX$35,960$38,780$49,070$62,830$73,160
San Angelo, TX$27,850$35,840$37,050$48,200$59,850
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX$28,610$37,310$48,070$62,700$75,690
Sherman-Denison, TX$30,270$35,170$42,340$47,040$63,330
Texarkana, TX-AR$29,020$35,830$38,000$57,480$66,010
Tyler, TX$30,630$36,900$46,040$59,160$75,670
Victoria, TX$24,100$35,790$42,120$50,950$59,590
Waco, TX$30,250$36,950$46,680$59,970$70,980
West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$28,610$28,610$37,090$47,040$58,240
Wichita Falls, TX$28,760$36,140$37,630$48,410$57,780

In Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area:

  • Workers on average earn $22.99 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $17.59 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $28.56 or more per hour.

In Texas:

  • Workers on average earn $23.58 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $17.04 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $38.01 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $27.03 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $17.51 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $42.61 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$17.51$21.82$27.03$34.98$42.61
Texas$17.04$18.92$23.58$31.14$38.01
Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$17.59$17.59$22.99$23.11$28.56
Abilene, TX$14.00$17.27$21.26$23.03$28.12
Amarillo, TX$11.13$17.18$21.73$24.45$28.84
Austin-Round Rock, TX$18.01$22.25$28.85$36.31$38.10
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX$14.96$17.52$22.75$27.72$34.28
Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$13.72$14.54$18.43$28.50$33.24
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX$11.29$14.83$17.76$23.81$31.08
Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$14.32$17.26$18.02$22.65$27.40
College Station-Bryan, TX$12.82$14.89$21.01$23.13$29.47
Corpus Christi, TX$17.14$17.74$22.62$28.90$34.97
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX$18.27$22.71$28.65$36.41$43.55
El Paso, TX$13.88$13.91$18.33$22.88$28.07
Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$14.26$16.69$18.01$22.81$28.87
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX$17.73$22.49$28.58$36.00$44.62
Killeen-Temple, TX$14.75$17.45$22.30$28.61$33.64
Laredo, TX$13.72$16.91$21.93$28.48$40.74
Longview, TX$13.90$17.62$22.43$27.05$35.13
Lubbock, TX$14.32$17.17$21.88$26.48$30.51
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX$13.71$14.77$17.52$22.30$28.38
Midland, TX$17.20$18.33$22.52$30.01$37.58
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$13.93$17.60$17.72$22.29$28.55
Odessa, TX$17.29$18.65$23.59$30.21$35.17
San Angelo, TX$13.39$17.23$17.81$23.17$28.77
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX$13.76$17.94$23.11$30.15$36.39
Sherman-Denison, TX$14.56$16.91$20.36$22.62$30.45
Texarkana, TX-AR$13.95$17.23$18.27$27.64$31.73
Tyler, TX$14.73$17.74$22.13$28.44$36.38
Victoria, TX$11.59$17.21$20.25$24.50$28.65
Waco, TX$14.54$17.77$22.44$28.83$34.12
West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$13.76$13.76$17.83$22.62$28.00
Wichita Falls, TX$13.83$17.38$18.09$23.27$27.78